A Perfect Dinner Party – for your Teen!

At a certain point, the themed birthday parties of grade school no longer fit the bill when you teen wants to celebrate a special day.  It's time to think outside the box.   Why not help your teen throw a dinner party ? We've done this with great success and you can too.  Here are some basic guidelines for throwing a Teen Dinner Party.   Have the kids "dress up" - it's a special night (or day) and teens love to show off their style, so encourage guests to dress up. Decorations don't have to be fancy.  Simple white tablecloths, small flower arrangements, candles (battery operated), little holiday lights, and a pre set table all have a sense of grown-up elegance. Splurge on "wow" for the appetizers but keep the main course full of easy kids favorites.  We filled … [Read more...]

How to Put on Make Up for Teenagers Going Back to School

The Back to School season is officially upon us and that means new people, new environment and a chance to make a fresh start. Here is a really helpful video that shows how to put on make up in a light, fresh, everyday look perfect for teens heading back to school. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7qDWgk1PdA[/youtube] You'll notice that she keeps the foundation light and uses a good skin moisturizer at the same time to help blend the foundation. I used to mix the two in the palm of my hand and apply with a cheap sponge applicator. Steps for Back to School Makeup for Teens Foundation For Your Makeup Look - She used foundation, concealer and highlighter, as well as moisturizer to create the base for her face. Powder applied with a brush was the next step. Then she used some … [Read more...]